Charlie Lang has no other ambition in life than being a good new yorker cop and a nice guy. Muriel, his wife is a hairdresser. Charlie plays the lottery. One day, in a cafeteria, Charlie offers as a tip to a lovely waitress, Yvonne, to share his winnings if the lottery numbers come out. When he learns he has won $ 4 million, he intends to keep his promise; Muriel disagrees.